Ganja (settlement)

URI https://medievalmideast.org/place/12677

A large city in Arran

Names

  • Arabic: جنزة = Janza 1
  • Arabic: كنجة = Kanja 2
  • Armenian: Գանձակ = Gandzak 3
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Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī. 1-2 before c. 1225c.1225877 A.H. / 14721995
Event mentioned by Yohanēs. 3 1436143614361955

Sources

  • 1Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 135، 380 (2) 171 (4) 138، 451، 482 [Arabic].
  • 2Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 59، 136 (2) 171 (3) 325، 364 (4) 482 [Arabic].
  • 3L. S. Khach‘ikyan, ed., XV Dari Hayeren Dzeṛagreri Hishatakaranner (Yerevan: Haykakan S. S. Ṛ. Gitut‘yunneri Akademiayi Hratarakch‘ut‘yun, 1955), no. 505 I: p. 461 [Armenian].
    • Ganjak: Avedis K. Sanjian, Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts, 1301-1480: A Source for Middle Eastern History (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1969), 1436 (no. 1) [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson and McKenzie Cady, “Ganja” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/place/12677.

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  • Thomas A. Carlson: Data merging and XML; place categorization; abstract; matching and transliteration from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān; and categorization, matching, Armenian collection/transliteration from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts
  • McKenzie Cady: assistance with Arabic translation of names from Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī’s Muʿjam al-Buldān and place disambiguation and citation generation from Sanjian's Colophons of Armenian Manuscripts
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